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Interesting Places in Mexico

The Zocalo, Mexico City The Zocalo, Mexico City
A small number of places in Mexico have so much meaning for locals like the Zocalo of Mexico City, this monumental public space, surrounded by some of the most emblematic urban landmarks in the city, is the fourth biggest plaza on the world and constitutes one of the largest and most important public plazas in the world.

Also in Zocalo of Mexico City, the ceremonial center of Mexico-Tenochtitlan, the capital of the Aztec Empire is situated, ever since the time of Emperor Moctezuma, the area was surrounded by temples, palaces and other buildings.

Cenotes Cenotes
Cenote is a word used only in Mexico that comes from the term “dzonot”, it means sacred, very important for Mayans as divine places for their sacrifices or also supply of water.

The Cenotes are caves with fresh water in the Karst geological landscape of the Yucatán, they was originated by the erosion of limestone, soft and porous. In Yucatán there are several Cenotes and are great places to have an unbelievable experience. The Yucatán Peninsula has an estimated 10,000 cenotes, many of them unexplored, however the most popular are: of Chichen Itzá, Zaci in Valladolid and X'keken near Valladolid.

Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve
This amazing place has a huge jungle with more than 1 million acres of coastal; approximately 20 percent of the state of Quintana Roo's land, in other words, The Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve is one of the largest parks in Mexico.

Museo Nacional de Antropología, Mexico City Museo Nacional de Antropología, Mexico City
Mexico City can presume one of the best anthropological museums around the world; in this place you can find an incredibly huge collection of artifacts, while the ground floor shows the native cultures and societies of Mexico before the Spanish occupation.

Also, is possible to see the famous Aztec sun stone and the fabulous collection of artwork from the indigenous population; in other floor the museum gives information about how the descendents of these cultures live nowadays. This great museum was designed by the recognized Pedro Ramirez Vazquez.

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